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Artist Calls & Project Updates

Redwood Forest Mysteries by Derek Rowe. Photo by Brian Giebelhaus

Public Art creates tourist destinations, interprets community history and diversity, inspires thought, and adds artistic vision to a place.

Find out about artist calls and project updates below. We also have Public Art News & Updates you can sign up for.

 

In Progress

Name Details Picture Address
The Rivers that Connect Us by kʼwyʼiʼyʼe Spring Salmon Studio (Drew Atkins, Phyllis Atkins, and Aaron Jordan)

 

Four monumental paddles encircle a round medallion base with a design inspired by the traditional form of a Coast Salish spindle whorl.

 

56 Avenue & Highway 10
Museum of Surrey
(Cloverdale)
The Moment by Studio Morison

Following three months of research and engagement with over 300 locals, Studio Morison’s design for the iconic sculpture for the future Clayton Community Centre offers the community a creative place to make art, meet friends, and transform for events.

72 Avenue between 184 and 188 Streets
Clayton Community Centre
(Cloverdale)

The Living Fraser River by Casto Solano A public art sculpture visible day and night was unanimously recommended for commissioning by a selection panel made up of citizens who live and work in Fraser Heights. The artist's proposal was inspired by the Fraser River.
 

10588 160 Street
Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
(Guildford)

 

Recently Completed



 
Name Details Picture Address

The Frasers
by Laara Cerman

A one-of-a-kind bike rack is ready to use in Fleetwood, referencing Fraser Highway, the Fraser River, the Fraser fir tree, and Mount Baker.

Throughout Fleetwood
Guardian Spirits by Trenton Pierre

Fabricated in white frit dots on clear glass, these mirrored designs for the windows of the North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex symbolize reconciliation in the form of a contemporary Salish dance mask and drum.

10950 126A Street
North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex
(Whalley)

View from the Top and Lifting Hands by Chito Maravilla

 

Two gold, aluminum panels brighten a new park washroom at Maple Green Park with whimsical figures and a positive message about collective wisdom.

 

8959 150 Street
Maple Green Park
(Fleetwood)

A City Greener by Katina Giesbrecht This year, two designs were selected for the public art street banners, each by a Surrey-based artist. A City Greener celebrates Surrey's natural and built landscapes.

Throughout Whalley & City Centre

Blackie Spit by Debbie Westergaard Tuepah The other public art street banner is a detail of the artist's painting of the same name. Blackie Spit pays homage to Surrey's lowland floodplains and serves as an environmental call to action.

 

Throughout South Whalley and South Surrey

The Sea Captain by Marianne Nicolson with John Livingston Hanging from the roof of Surrey Central SkyTrain station, this large wooden sculpture was inspired by a pipe from the early 19th century.
 

10309-10321 City Parkway
Surrey Central SkyTrain Station
(City Centre)

We Are All Connected to This Land by Phyllis Atkins Cut from powder-coated red aluminum and attached to the concrete barrier walls of the bridge near Bear Creek, this artwork honours the land's natural and cultural heritage.
 

8448 King George Boulevard
Bear Creek Park
(Whalley)

Blankets by Erica Stocking Three fibreglass sculptures of blankets in different configurations (folded, draped, and wrapped) respond to the purpose of the building: to provide energy and warmth to the City Centre neighbourhood.
 

10357 133 Street
West Village Park
(City Centre)

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